High School Highlights - Sept. 5

NEW Media Staff

Last Updated: 11:45 a.m., 9/6


Oconto Falls 3, Clintonville 0

Clintonville was unable to finish off Oconto Falls in the first set, and the hosting Panthers went on for a North Eastern Conference victory on Thursday in Oconto Falls.

Oconto Falls won by scores of 26-24, 25-13, 25-17.

Sophomore Josie Colla was the Truckers’ most consistent attacker on the night.

Tigerton 3, Tri-County 2

Tigerton won a back-and-forth Central Wisconsin Conference crossover matchup against Tri-County on Thursday in Tigerton, winning by scores of 25-21, 16-25, 25-22, 13-25, 15-9.

Savannah Swartz finished with 10 kills, four aces and 13 service points to lead Tigerton. Adrienne Brady totaled 14 assists and four kills.

Ladia Block contributed 10 digs and nine service points, while Abby Swartz had four kills and nine digs. Elizabeth Robbins posted nine assists and Skyler Hauser had six kills.

Marathon 3, Witt-Birn 0

Wittenberg-Birnamwood could not get things going in a nonconference road loss to Marathon on Thursday. Marathon won by scores of 25-12, 25-16, 25-19.

Marissa Groshek and Abi Fraaza each had six attack kills for Witt-Birn, while Fraaza also had two block kills. McKenna Metropulos finished with 13 assists and six digs, Kaitlyn Clark had three block kills and Amara Schoepke tallied six digs.

“Marathon is a good team and we didn’t play well tonight,” said Witt-Birn coach Becky Rew. “We made errors in every aspect of the game and they took full advantage of the errors. I told the girls after the game, ‘We have to decide how we will react from this loss. Are we going to let it define us and keep making the same errors, or are we going to turn it around, fix the errors we made, and get back on the right track.’”


Shawano teams place third at invite

The Shawano girls and boys teams each placed third at the De Pere Invitational on Thursday. The girls finished with a score of 55, while the boys tallied a 65.

Odessa Arce led the way for the girls, taking fifth place with a time of 21 minutes, 14.53 seconds. Lydia Beyer (21:28.13) and Grace Beyer (21:31.49) placed sixth and seventh, respectively. Claire Guenther (22:05.47) took 10th, while Rachel Warax (24:26.71) came in 34th to round out the team score.

Alec White earned fourth place with a time of 18:15.21 to lead the boys, while Ethan Chelberg (18:26.21) took sixth. Johnny Dillenburg (19:21.47) and Karsten Anderson (19:25.77) placed 18th and 19th, respectively, while Aiden Preston (19:46.85) took 22nd to round out the team score. Joe Mente (20:35.8) also ran for the boys.

Schairer, Stone lead Chargers at invite

Cole Schairer and Jenna Stone each posted top-10 finishes to lead Witt-Birn at the Marathon Invite on Thursday. Schairer (17:59.6) came in third place, while Stone (22:21.6) took ninth.

The Witt-Birn boys scored 78 points to finish fourth, while the girls team did not earn a team score with only four runners in action.

Simon Schairer (19:09.3) placed 14th, while Ian Resch (19:23.8) came in 18th. Brendan Resch (19:28.2) and Tommy Bruski (19:44.9) rounded out the boys team score by placing 19th and 24th, respectively.

Ruby Nowinsky (24:04.1) placed 23rd, Annika Resch (24:37.6) took 28th and Lauren Dombeck (25:48.6) finished 40th to round out the girls team.